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Old 08-25-2007
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'84 Ranger Wipers - Short Circuit

I've asked this before, but now am really digging for a solution.

There is a short circuit which appears to be between the fuse box and a junction on the firewall before the wiper motor. The Haynes manual shows an 'interval governor' in the circuit for the Intermittent function. Is this some hidden box behind the fuse box? Will I need to pull the dash apart to find it?

The wipers won't work at Low or Intermittent, and blow the circuit breaker after a minute at the High position. There is a constant drain of about .3 volts. I've tested the column switch and it seems ok.

Any advice will be appreciated.

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Old 08-27-2007
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Should have posted this in electrical...
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